Patna, India (Metro Rail News): The joint venture (JV) of AECOM Singapore Pte Limited and AECOM India Pvt. Ltd. emerged as the lowest bidder (L1) for the detail design consultancy (DDC) contract of the corridor 2 of Patna Metro Rail project.
DMRC issued the Letter of Acceptance to the JV of AECOM Singapore Pte Limited and AECOM India Pvt. Ltd for the contract worth Rs 17.27 crore on Feb. 18, 2020.
Scope of work
The scope of work includes providing detail design consultancy (DDC) services for civil, architectural and building services including electrical and mechanical (E&M) works for Corridor 2 of the Patna Metro Rail Project (Phase I). According to the contract, the AECOM has to complete the work in 4 years.
In Nov 2019, The tender was floated by DMRC and the tender value was estimated to Rs 27.50 crore.
The total length of the corridor 2 of Patna Metro will be 17.64 km. Out of 5.67 km will be underground and the remaining 11.97 km will be elevated.
This stretch will connect Patna Railway Station to New inter-state Bus Terminal with a total of 14 metro stations.
CEG Group, Jaipur based firm is currently carried out the soil testing work at 10 locations on the corridor of Patna Metro Rail project.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has been appointed as General Consultant for the Patna Metro Rail and given the responsibility to execute the entire phase-I project of Patna Metro.
Civil construction work tenders will be floated after the change of suggested alignment in Metro corridors.